Plan your Excursion

An excursion to the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne is an excellent opportunity for students of all ages to further their understanding of environmental and related issues in a safe and stimulating outdoor setting.

The Royal Botanic Gardens’ Education Service develops adaptive, strategic curriculum based programs to assist teachers and provide an enjoyable and valuable learning experience for students from kindergarten to university.

Each education program is designed to support teachers in achieving AusVELS, and is led by a Royal Botanic Gardens Education Officer.

Childrens Garden

Each year the Children’s Garden takes a break in winter for regular maintenance and restoration. This year the Children’s Garden winter closure will be extended to accommodate the construction of the new education area, beginning on Monday 14 July and re-opening in time to mark its 10th birthday on Sunday 26 October.


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